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Castles of King Edward I, Wales

In a land of castles, Harlech, Conwy, Caernarfon and Beaumaris stand out for their sheer scale and sophistication. Well preserved, atmospheric and enormous they represent ... Full story

Wookey Hole

Somerset is a land of mysteries renowned for its stone circles and monuments (including Stonehenge), crossing ley lines and Arthurian legends and of course, Wookey ... Full story

Dorset and East Devon Coast

The Dorset and East Devon Coast , also known as The Jurassic Coast was the first ever site to be inscribed as a 'natural' World ... Full story

Stratford-upon-Avon

The perfect mix of old and newSituated on the River Avon in the Heart of England, the most well known Stratford-upon-Avon attractions include the most ... Full story

Loch Ness

Loch Ness in the North of Scotland near Inverness is the largest freshwater lake in Great Britain. But it's not its size that makes it ... Full story

Belfast

The gateway to Northern IrelandBelfast offers the buzz and vibrancy of a British capital city whilst being a gateway to the rural retreat of Northern ... Full story

Hadrian's Wall

This World Heritage Site consists of the border line of the Roman Empire when it was at its biggest in the 2nd century.It's part of ... Full story

The Eden Project

The Eden Project is one of the most exciting modern projects in the UK. The complex in Cornwall houses 100,000 plants in two giant transparent ... Full story

York Minster

Almost every British city has a stunning cathedral (bar 18), but York Minster is one of the most impressive.It is the largest Gothic cathedral in ... Full story

The Giant's Causeway

The Giant's Causeway is a World Heritage Site in Northern Ireland.The area is made up from about 40,000 interlocking basalt columns which were created after ... Full story

Portmeirion

Portmeirion is a fanciful Italianate village situated on the North Wales Coast. Designed and constructed by Sir Clough Williams-Ellis between 1925 and 1975, the village ... Full story

Lake Windermere

Lake Windermere, in Cumbria is 2 miles long, one mile wide and 220 feet deep. It is the largest natural lake in England and is ... Full story

Chatsworth House

The UK is dotted with a huge amount of exceptional country houses and castles, but one of the most beautiful is Chatsworth House in Derbyshire, ... Full story

Tower Bridge

Tower Bridge is one of London's most recognisable landmarks and possible one of the most famous bridges in the world.Spanning the Thames, just next to ... Full story

Stonehenge

Stonehenge is a prehistoric stone circle and is believed to have been constructed around 3100BC. No one knows exactly what purpose it served, but it ... Full story

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